Texas Collection | Selections

Founded in 1923 with a gift of items by Waco physician Dr. Kenneth Hazen Aynesworth, The Texas Collection is widely acknowledged as one of the premier repositories of Texana in the world. This collection of unique materials from the holdings of the Texas Collection will focus on pieces whose rarity or one-of-a-kind nature prevent their easy classification in other curated collections, with an emphasis on rare books.





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